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W/E 10/04/2016

posted Apr 8, 2016, 8:01 AM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in April


Dysart:        Saturday 9th April 2016 at 6:30 pm

                    Thomas McMahon            PJ Callinan          Bridie Callinan        Michael Keating           Brother Luke Keating     Martin Kennedy


Ruan:          Sunday 10th April 2016 at 10:00 am

                    First Anniversary Mass for John Hehir, also remembering Belinda Hehir


Ruan:          Sunday 17th April 2016 at 10:00 am

  Michael J Casey Mrs Mary Casey Deceased members of the Reddan Family John Flanagan Mary Flanagan, Philomena Flanagan Bohan Paudie Kelly               Vonnie Kelly Deceased Members of the Lynch Family Crusheen Christina Mahoney Deceased Members of the Mahoney Family


Ruan:          Friday 29th April 2016 at 7:30 pm

                   First Anniversary Mass for Janet Neilan

Weekday Masses:         Ruan:     Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday at 9.30 am. 

                                              Dysart:     Thursday and Friday at 9:30 am

Please Note:   When there is a Funeral Mass in the parish, there will not be any 9:30 am Mass in either Ruan or Dysart.

Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                       Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm


Weekly Collections:     Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF: €604.42          Baskets: €183.62            Candles:  €23.02           Trócaire:  €96.94   Priests Collection:  €640.00


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                                         Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:       Frances Browne                                   Reader this week:      Anne Foley

Reader next week:     Edel Bluett                                             Reader next week:     Marie Slattery

Euch Min this week:    Matt McCormack                              Euch Min this week:   Mary Tierney

Euch Min next week:   Flan Lyons                                          Euch Min next week:  Pat O’Halloran


First Holy Communion Ceremony next weekend: It will take place in Ruan on Saturday 16th April at 10.30 am and in Dysart on Sunday 17th April at 12:00 noon.


Alzheimer's Tea Day takes place all over Ireland on Thurs. May 5th.  Every day another 11 people are diagnosed with dementia and there are 48,000 people living with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia right now.  Every €25 raised provides an hour of Home Care, every €50 funds 5 hours at a Day Care Centre, every €200 pays for an overnight stay in Respite Care.

If there is anyone who would like to organise it in Toonagh Hall they can contact the Alzheimer Society at www.teaday.ie. or call 0870610212 for details.


Our Lady of Perpetual Help; The Redemptorists in Ireland are hosting the presence of the Icon of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. They plan to be in Ennis on April 14th/15th and all are welcome

Thought for the Week
The Easter feeling does not end. It signals new beginning
Of nature, Spring and brand new life,
And friendship, peace and giving.   (Anon.)


Apostolic Work Display: The Apostolic Work Annual Display will take place this Sunday 10th April in Ruan Community Centre from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm. There will be crochet and knitted garments for sale as well as a variety of Plants and Hanging Baskets. We would very much appreciate your support on the day. There will be a cup of tea for everyone.


Meditation with movement and beautiful inspirational music: Meditation with a difference in St Anthony's Hall, Francis St, Ennis on Wednesday 13th April at 7.30 pm. All are welcome. Enquiries: Mary at 0879701130


Diocesan Pastoral Plan evaluation - A mid-term evaluation of the implementation of the Diocesan Pastoral Plan is currently underway, and any parishioner who wishes can participate. An evaluation questionnaire is now available on the diocesan website for completion by 18th April, 2016.


'Mobile make-up artist' available: contact Sheila Malone 087-4133172 for bookings please.


Bingo in Corofin Hall: Bingo takes place very Tuesday night at 8:30 in the newly refurbished Hall in Corofin. Please support.


Part-Time Temporary Home Helps Required FETAC Level 5 qualifications and full driving licence essential.  Panel to be created.  For application form please contact Mary Cosgrove, Home Help Manager, Clarecare Limited, Harmony Row Ennis.     Tel 065 6828178 or e-mail: m.cosgrove@clarecare.ie


Tea/Coffee Morning continues every Tuesday Morning in Ruan Community Centre at 10:00 am. All are welcome.

Fitness 4 Fun with John Conroy for both men and women, continues in Ruan Community Centre every   Wednesday from 1:15pm to 2:15pm. Cost €5. John who is the founder of Fitness4Fun is an experienced and qualified fitness coach for older adult fitness. Exercise can reduce the risk of developing some age-related diseases and disabilities. People with arthritis, heart disease or diabetes benefit from regular physical activity and exercise can also help people with blood pressure, balance problems or difficulty walking. All are welcome to come.


Ruan Camogie Club News:   Child Protection Course: Due to new rules and regulations anyone that is involved with a team or club (club officers, trainers, parent helpers, coaches, managers etc.) is required to participate in a "Child Protection Course".  To facilitate this, Ruan Camogie Club, have teamed up with Ruan Hurling Club. There is a one night course organised to take place in Ruan Community Hall on Tuesday 12th April from 7.00pm. This course is available to all mentors and parents who help out at training and matches etc. If you are unable to attend on the 12th you will be required to attend at another venue. Please confirm your attendance to this course to any of the club officer.


Ruan GAA: 
Lotto Results:  W/E: 03/04/2016:    No’s drawn: 2, 6, 9, 27           No Jackpot Winner: 
Five lucky dips: Aaron Page, Gerard McMahon, Agnes Kennedy, Sean Moore and Leona Cassidy.    
Next week’s Jackpot:   €9,450         Team: Christy O’Connor            Venue: Mortys